Bachelor’s Degree required. Master’s Degree in Education, preferred
4-5 years of experience in student activities programming in higher education, preferred.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to lift twenty five (25) pounds. Good dexterity and mobility
JOB REQUIREMENTS: Ability to direct a comprehensive student activities program; ability to supervise student workers; good communication, organizational and public relations skills; professional appearance and attitude; ability to relate to professional level students; good reading and writing skills.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Direct and plan social, mental, and physical activities for the Parker community
Promote a student-centered environment with a focus on student leadership
Develop collaborative relationships with students, academic partners, and other University departments
Plan and develop retention efforts to maintain high level of student satisfaction
Prepare and maintain an activities calendar
Contribute to the development of strategic goals for student programming
Facilitate appropriate assessment of student events and programs
Market events and programs, including website management and communication to the university community
Research and stay current on higher education programs, trends, and issues
Coordinate orientation sessions for incoming students
Organize graduation activities and for students and employees and oversee budgets and contracts
Serve as a resource to student groups and/or populations as a consultant and advocate for their concerns; work with and provide on-going guidance to registered student organizations and their faculty advisors pertaining to college rules and regulations
Maintain updated information on all active student clubs and organizations
Assist with all club functions including fundraising efforts, on and off campus events, and speaking engagements
Serve as on-site administrator for all student-sponsored programs including after-hours events
Plan, organize, and direct the annual Parker Talent Show
Assist in planning and developing Career Fair events and marketing
Develop a weekly newsletter and social media presence for students including activities, announcements, DFW events, and discount offerings
Provide students with resources for the Dallas/Fort Worth area
Maintain contact with local businesses to offer discounted services and products to students and employees; Manage discount programs for venues and discounted ticket sales for sporting events
Serve on college committees as assigned
Provide back-up for Student Affairs front desk during break, lunch and vacation periods.
Performs other duties assigned by the Dean of Student Affairs; assume tasked responsibilities of leadership in the absence of Dean of Student Affairs.